Osama Soliman

Osama Soliman holds the position of Professor with a personal chair in cardiovascular research at the University of Galway, Ireland. He is the co-founder and Medical Director of CORRIB Research Centre for Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging and Core Lab. He leads research lab with a focus on personalised medicine advanced approaches in cardiovascular disease with particular emphasis on the role of multiomics and advanced imaging in improving patient’s outcome. He is a Clinical Consultant Cardiologist with more than 2 decades of experience in cardiovascular imaging, clinical trials, and medical innovation and pioneered several non-invasive imaging techniques and methods.

His imaging Core Lab methodology has been used to assess pharma and device trials including mechanistic assessments of first-in-human device trials and early phases pharma trials. For the last 16 years, he has been the chairman of non-invasive imaging Core Lab for several industry-funded and non-industry-sponsored clinical trials. Under his leadership, the Imaging Core Lab managed to successfully analyse imaging (Echocardiography, MSCT, MRI, and Aortography) and ECG data from 20,000+ patients including data for US FDA submission including Heart Failure, TAVR, and Tricuspid Valve Interventional trials spanning industry funding over 15+million Euros. He is the PI/co-PI/Steering Cie member of several ongoing trials and registries involving cardiovascular imaging in heart failure, Cardio-oncology, aortic diseases and structural heart interventions.

Dr. Soliman (H-index 48 on Google Scholar) is the author and co-author of 300+ publications in peer-reviewed journals, conference proceedings, and book chapters. He is editor /co-editor of several books including the interventional manual of tricuspid valve disease and non-compaction cardiomyopathy.

Dutch citizen, born in Egypt and graduated summa cum laude, Dux of the class of 1996, as M.D. from Al-Azhar University Medical School, Cairo, Egypt. He completed 8 years of clinical training as a Cardiologist at the same institution. Moved to the Netherlands in 2005, gained experience in non-invasive cardiovascular imaging, electrophysiology, and heart failure research at the Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC Rotterdam and affiliated with the same institution thereafter in clinical research for more than a decade before moving to Ireland to lead a research lab in precision medicine.